A Part of Upper Chesapeake Health
Cancer LifeNet

Support Groups and Programs

Support Group Facilitators: Jane Knapp, RN, LCSW-C, Julie Cain, LCSW-C and Shirley Stitt, LGPC

All support groups in the Cancer LifeNet Program are led by experienced healthcare professionals who strive to create a nurturing and safe environment. Whether newly diagnosed, in treatment, remission, or having a recurrence, individuals are invited to share common experiences and receive education, information, and support.

Support Groups include (See Calendar)

  • Breast Cancer
  • General Cancer (All Types)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Blood Cancer (Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma)
  • Just 4 Me - Stage IV
  • CLIMB™ - Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery
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CLIMB™ is a free support program for children who have a family member with cancer. Developed by the Children’s Treehouse Foundation, this 6-week program utilizes conversation, art and dramatic play to educate children and help them cope with a cancer diagnoses in their family.

Look Good, Feel Better
A workshop dedicated to helping women diagnosed with cancer, combat the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. This program is offered in collaboration with the American Cancer Society. Additional support group series, educational programs and holistic healing opportunities are also offered throughout the year.

Tai Chi and Yoga classes offered weekly.

You don't have to face cancer alone. Call the Cancer LifeNet Helpline at 1-866-393-4355 for support.